I struck out on that.
A new idea struck, and he looked down at his bloodied body.
Suddenly a thought struck Dean.
The disease struck people in childhood or in the prime of life.
He paused, obviously struck by another thought.
It struck her that he was baiting her, perhaps for that reason.
The clock struck eleven.
Suddenly a thought struck her.
She listened, struck by the sorrow in his voice.
Curiously enough, the absence of eyes struck me more than all the other defects put together.
And then another thought struck her.
At length the old hound burst into view with muzzle to the ground, and snapping the air as if possessed, and ran directly to the rock; but, spying the dead fox, she suddenly ceased her hounding as if struck dumb with amazement, and walked round and round him in silence; and one by one her pups arrived, and, like their mother, were sobered into silence by the mystery.
One cannon ball after another whistled by and struck the earthwork, a soldier, or a gun.
Suddenly my ecstasy gave place to terror; for my foot struck against a rock and the next instant there was a rush of water over my head.
Once again she was struck by the unusual blue of his eyes.
Gabriel's words struck hard.
When she looked up at him she was struck by his beauty.
That face struck her by its peculiarly serious and concentrated expression.
I said: You struck Viney and kicked her and hurt her.
She struck fire with the third match and tossed it into the stove.
He was relaxed, and it struck her how different he was with her in bed compared to outside their room.
In one heavy thunder-shower the lightning struck a large pitch pine across the pond, making a very conspicuous and perfectly regular spiral groove from top to bottom, an inch or more deep, and four or five inches wide, as you would groove a walking-stick.
For some reason it struck her funny and she giggled.
Their gazes met and it struck her how extraordinarily handsome he was.
I heard a recording of the Delaware tip and it struck me as really strange.
The guardsman struck with nonchalance that told Jule just how much he was being underestimated.
She didn't know what Xander was, but he'd said one thing that struck her hard.
It struck a chord deep within her, as if she should know it.
One pleasant morning after a cold night, February 24th, 1850, having gone to Flint's Pond to spend the day, I noticed with surprise, that when I struck the ice with the head of my axe, it resounded like a gong for many rods around, or as if I had struck on a tight drum-head.
He lifted the chain, kiri's chain, and looked at the identical marks, struck by the idea that he somehow belonged to the same world they did.
The top of its head was carved into a crown and the Wizard's bullet had struck it exactly in the left eye, which was a hard wooden knot.
The Wizard's sword-blade snapped into a dozen pieces at the first blow he struck against the wooden people.
I plunged into the oncoming billows, as a strong swimmer dives into breakers, and struck, alas, 'tis true, the bedpost!
He was struck by the change in him.
I struck out, at least under his name.
He held her gaze, struck by the aura of power around her.
When I approached carelessly and alarmed them, they made a sudden splash and rippling with their tails, as if one had struck the water with a brushy bough, and instantly took refuge in the depths.
And if Pierre was often struck by Andrew's lack of capacity for philosophical meditation (to which he himself was particularly addicted), he regarded even this not as a defect but as a sign of strength.
At that moment the great clock struck two and another with a shrill tone joined in from the drawing room.
Before the conversation began Prince Andrew was struck by the fact that the Emperor seemed confused and blushed as if not knowing what to say.
Near Hetzelsdorf Prince Andrew struck the high road along which the Russian army was moving with great haste and in the greatest disorder.
Suddenly, however, he was struck by a voice coming from the shed, and its tone was so sincere that he could not but listen.
Prince Andrew was struck by the changed expression on Prince Bagration's face at this moment.
Her face struck Pierre, by its altered, unpleasantly excited expression.
All are struck by the justness of his views, but no one undertakes to carry them out, so he takes a regiment, a division-stipulates that no one is to interfere with his arrangements--leads his division to the decisive point, and gains the victory alone.
He was killed by a cannon ball--struck in the breast before our regiment.
Go on! innumerable voices suddenly shouted after the ball had struck the general, the men themselves not knowing what, or why, they were shouting.
Sonya had already struck him by her beauty on the preceding day.
The band immediately struck up "Conquest's joyful thunder waken..."
Rostov was struck by the totally altered and unexpectedly rapturous and tender expression on Dolokhov's face.
Sonya struck the first chord of the prelude.
The stern, shrewd, and penetrating expression of that look struck Pierre.
"I should never dare to say that I know the truth," said the Mason, whose words struck Pierre more and more by their precision and firmness.
Pierre was struck by the modesty of the small though clean house after the brilliant surroundings in which he had last met his friend in Petersburg.
His face had the same swollen pallor as the faces of the other hospital patients, but it was not this that struck Rostov.
He was unpleasantly struck, too, by the excessive contempt for others that he observed in Speranski, and by the diversity of lines of argument he used to support his opinions.
At that meeting he was struck for the first time by the endless variety of men's minds, which prevents a truth from ever presenting itself identically to two persons.
Suddenly everybody stirred, began talking, and pressed forward and then back, and between the two rows, which separated, the Emperor entered to the sounds of music that had immediately struck up.
Pierre's gloomy, unhappy look struck her.
Speranski's high-pitched voice struck him unpleasantly, and the incessant laughter grated on him like a false note.
The old count's hospitality and good nature, which struck one especially in Petersburg as a pleasant surprise, were such that Prince Andrew could not refuse to stay to dinner.
At the card table he happened to be directly facing Natasha, and was struck by a curious change that had come over her since the ball.
Pierre, who had come downstairs, walked through the rooms and struck everyone by his preoccupied, absent-minded, and morose air.
He looked at her and was struck by the serious impassioned expression of her face.
Rostov was particularly struck by the beauty of a small, pure-bred, red- spotted bitch on Ilagin's leash, slender but with muscles like steel, a delicate muzzle, and prominent black eyes.
He took the guitar a little above the fingerboard, arching his left elbow with a somewhat theatrical gesture, and, with a wink at Anisya Fedorovna, struck a single chord, pure and sonorous, and then quietly, smoothly, and confidently began playing in very slow time, not My Lady, but the well-known song: Came a maiden down the street.
"Now then, niece!" he exclaimed, waving to Natasha the hand that had just struck a chord.
Natasha threw off the shawl from her shoulders, ran forward to face "Uncle," and setting her arms akimbo also made a motion with her shoulders and struck an attitude.
Dimmler struck a chord and, turning to Natasha, Nicholas, and Sonya, remarked: "How quiet you young people are!"
She struck those who saw her by her fullness of life and beauty, combined with her indifference to everything about her.
They did not drag her away at once, but sang with her for a long time and then at last dragged her off, and behind the scenes something metallic was struck three times and everyone knelt down and sang a prayer.
The cymbals and horns in the orchestra struck up more loudly, and this man with bare legs jumped very high and waved his feet about very rapidly.
"Know that if you stir up Prussia against me, I'll wipe it off the map of Europe!" he declared, his face pale and distorted by anger, and he struck one of his small hands energetically with the other.
In another moment Rostov's horse dashed its breast against the hindquarters of the officer's horse, almost knocking it over, and at the same instant Rostov, without knowing why, raised his saber and struck the Frenchman with it.
Every face expressed respectful, awe-struck curiosity.
Princess Mary saw Dessalles' embarrassed and astonished look fixed on her father, noticed his silence, and was struck by the fact that her father had forgotten his son's letter on the drawing-room table; but she was not only afraid to speak of it and ask Dessalles the reason of his confusion and silence, but was afraid even to think about it.
Pierre looked over the wall of the trench and was particularly struck by a pale young officer who, letting his sword hang down, was walking backwards and kept glancing uneasily around.
A cannon ball struck the very end of the earth work by which he was standing, crumbling down the earth; a black ball flashed before his eyes and at the same instant plumped into something.
The sun had risen brightly and its slanting rays struck straight into Napoleon's face as, shading his eyes with his hand, he looked at the fleches.
The thought that both her sons were at the war, had both gone from under her wing, that today or tomorrow either or both of them might be killed like the three sons of one of her acquaintances, struck her that summer for the first time with cruel clearness.
"Ah!" exclaimed Rostopchin, as if struck by an unexpected recollection.
And one of the soldiers, his face all at once distorted with fury, struck Vereshchagin on the head with the blunt side of his saber.
One shot struck a French soldier's foot, and from behind the screens came the strange sound of a few voices shouting.
Just when Pierre snatched at and struck up the pistol Makar Alexeevich at last got his fingers on the trigger, there was a deafening report, and all were enveloped in a cloud of smoke.
The captain looked at Pierre by the candlelight and was evidently struck by the troubled expression on his companion's face.
Her face struck Pierre and, hurrying along by the fence, he turned several times to look at her.
The other, whose appearance particularly struck Pierre, was a long, lank, round-shouldered, fair-haired man, slow in his movements and with an idiotic expression of face.
If they noticed anything remarkable about Pierre, it was only his unabashed, meditative concentration and thoughtfulness, and the way he spoke French, which struck them as surprisingly good.
Sometimes Pierre, struck by the meaning of his words, would ask him to repeat them, but Platon could never recall what he had said a moment before, just as he never could repeat to Pierre the words of his favorite song: native and birch tree and my heart is sick occurred in it, but when spoken and not sung, no meaning could be got out of it.
Had he screamed in agony, that scream would not have struck such horror into Princess Mary's heart as the tone of his voice.
During the hour Pierre watched them they all came flowing from the different streets with one and the same desire to get on quickly; they all jostled one another, began to grow angry and to fight, white teeth gleamed, brows frowned, ever the same words of abuse flew from side to side, and all the faces bore the same swaggeringly resolute and coldly cruel expression that had struck Pierre that morning on the corporal's face when the drums were beating.
"Who brought it?" asked Kutuzov with a look which, when the candle was lit, struck Toll by its cold severity.
"Oh, the devil!" exclaimed Denisov angrily, and showing his teeth he struck his horse three times with his whip, splashing himself and his comrades with mud.
But at the instant when it seemed that the incomprehensible was revealing itself to her a loud rattle of the door handle struck painfully on her ears.
Terrible anguish struck her heart, she felt a dreadful ache as if something was being torn inside her and she were dying.
She got up quickly just as Nicholas entered, almost ran to the door which was hidden by curtains, struck her head against it, and rushed from the room with a moan either of pain or sorrow.
Again it struck her how much they were alike.
The idea struck her suddenly.
Again, it struck her that she knew little about him.
Tears stung her eyes as she brought her hand around and struck his other cheek with a ringing blow.
The driver struck his passenger repeatedly on the side of her head with his free hand as he drove deeper into the wood.
We don't know when it happened so we tried twice to hit the time and struck out and called it quits.
When Betsy mentioned telling the After people, a thought struck me that the death of Owen Bryce, once known to our friends at After would probably tie me directly to the tipster as well.
Than an idea struck me; if we were sealed in, why not seal him out?
Fingers and thumbs were struck constantly and after a few hours I was the first to fall.
Her cheek was red as if she'd been struck, and there were tears on her face already.
He struck off in one direction, back the way they'd come.
As she stepped into the armory in the corner of the large garage, she was struck by the care he took of the large collection.
Struck by something else, she removed her sunglasses and eyed Jake, saying, You know, you haven't spoken to me more than to say hello in two years.
While surprised to see him there, she was struck by how well Jake fit in with the other men.
Struck by longing, she gave a soulful sigh.
He was accompanied by Dustin and two other men, one she knew as Sasha, a man who'd struck her with his devotedness to his family, and Levi, a man who'd been present in many of his pre-Schism memories.
Yet she tried to learn her new role with a selflessness that struck him now as incredible.
Her betrayal struck him even harder.
His words struck her as true; they were the same doubts she'd had about Gabriel since she met him.
Deidre looked around, struck by how different the place she lived for two years felt.
His words struck home.
The realization struck Cynthia, too, and as neither had slept particularly well, both plodded through the early morning chores with few words passing between them.
Sure. He was like those guys in the musicals—loveable rogues who roll into town and catch the eye of the local star-struck gal and sweep them off their feet.
It struck her that his way of doing business was strange.
Struck by the change, Gabriel laughed in bewilderment.
He was the kind of man who struck once - and it'd kill his target.
Struck by the thought, she checked the dresser for clothing.
She'd not thought twice about their lack of police uniforms but was now struck by it.
The sight of him struck her like a frozen water balloon.
Her eyes stayed on the creature, which joined several more tattooed beings in the hall before they all struck out in different directions.
She imagined he went to her apartment to check on Toby and was struck by her longing to return to the tiny, cluttered mess of a life that was hers.
The words struck her as odd, but she had trouble concentrating when the men launched into a three-way battle.
She was struck by his words, feeling as if the one person she relied upon was not only running out on her but would chop her into pieces the next time she saw him.
Katie hesitated, then strode through the main hallways, suspecting Hannah would be too star struck to notice the looks they.d certainly receive from others.
Darkyn said and struck him hard enough to knock his breath out as he slammed into the wall.
The barracks area was heavily guarded, but she was struck by the lack of activity in the part of the castle that normally hummed with life.
Jade was quiet, struck by the importance of such a move.
Zeb struck a match and lighted one of the lanterns.
At the same moment the bell struck and school was dismissed.
The robber chief was struck by this answer.
Both Mr. Gilman and Mr. Keith, the teachers who prepared her for college, were struck by her power of constructive reasoning; and she was excellent in pure mathematics, though she seems never to have enjoyed it much.
But, unfortunately, I struck my foot on a rock and fell forward into the cold water.
However that may be, I was struck by the peculiar toughness of the steel which bore so many violent blows without being worn out.
The footmen began moving about, chairs scraped, the band struck up in the gallery, and the guests settled down in their places.
The band again struck up, the count and countess kissed, and the guests, leaving their seats, went up to "congratulate" the countess, and reached across the table to clink glasses with the count, with the children, and with one another.
The band struck up the newly introduced mazurka.
What struck him was that Denisov did not seem glad to see him, and smiled at him unnaturally.
It struck him as a surprise that Alexander treated Bonaparte as an equal and that the latter was quite at ease with the Tsar, as if such relations with an Emperor were an everyday matter to him.
He felt instinctively that if the hussars struck at the French dragoons now, the latter could not withstand them, but if a charge was to be made it must be done now, at that very moment, or it would be too late.
This meeting immediately struck Rostov as a romantic event.
I tell you, Papa" (he smote himself on the breast as a general he had heard speaking had done, but Berg did it a trifle late for he should have struck his breast at the words "Russian army"), "I tell you frankly that we, the commanders, far from having to urge the men on or anything of that kind, could hardly restrain those... those... yes, those exploits of antique valor," he went on rapidly.
Struck by an idea, Deidre sat up.
These they could not see, but they could feel them pelting the buggy top, and Jim screamed almost like a human being when a stone overtook him and struck his boney body.
He struck again, this time drawing blood.
The officer began to write, but just as he finished the first word, a bomb came through the roof of the house and struck the floor close by him.
Two blocks away, the patrol car struck a van backing out from its diagonal parking space in front of the toy store.